Friday, October 11, 2019 9am to 5pm
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Samuel D Isaly Library of OGS 
611 State Route 97 West
Bellville, OH 44813-8813

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Tom Neel 
Ohio Genealogical Society 

16th Annual  OGS Librarians' Seminar

FLYING THROUGH THE 21ST CENTURY - An educational gathering for professionals who work in the genealogical and local history field in Ohio's libraries.

9:00 - 9:30 - Registration

9:30-9:45 - Welcome - Tom Neel, Bvenitta Williams, GenLib Seminar Committee

9:45 - 10:45 - JENNI SALAMON, Unit Manager, Ohio History Connection —Can I Post/Digitize/Copy That?—Copyrightshould always be considered when sharing items on social media or providing photocopies to your library patrons.

11:00 - 12:00 - BVENITTA WILLIAMS, Docent, Richland County Museum—Programming Ideas for Genealogy and Local History—Many of us need help in creating new and unique programming that draws in visitors to the library..12:00-

12:00 - 1:00 - Box Lunch (provided as part of seminar fee)

1:00 - 2:00 - LIZ PLUMMER, Outreach Reference Archivist, Ohio History Connection - A Fast Trip through the Ohio HistoryConnection Website—Our state archives and museum center has a great website with all types of resources. Are we familiarwith these resources and do we share them with our genealogy patrons?2:15-2:

2:15 - 2:30 - OPEN MIC - What's on Your Mind? - Bring some 5-minute topics to the floor - a library issue, a new genealogical resource, a successful program. Let us know in advance and we will schedule at least the first three items to share.

2:30 - 3:30 - TOM NEEL, OGS Library Director — Navigating the Newspaper Websites—We have many choices for online historicnewspapers in genealogy now. But they aren’t all the same and they all work differently.

Chapter Librarians and Volunteers, Public Librarians, and even out-of-state Librarians are welcome! The OGS Library is open 9 to 5 for research - no charge for attendees or their friends. Please save this schedule if turning it in for certification or educational credit.

Registration closes on October 8.